The Northeast Earth Coalition

Community Meeting: Environmental Justice, Pollinators, Habitats, Fighting Hunger, and Local Food Production

The Community Church of Mountain Lakes 48 Briarcliff Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ, United States

FEBRUARY 11 at 1o:30am GUEST SPEAKER Mr. Jose German Gomez, founder of the Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC), will speak at The Community Church of Mountain Lakes (CCML).  Mr. German Gomez will share his knowledge about vegetable gardens, pollinator gardens, and native plants and the ways in which they are vital to our food system and […]

Earth Day Celebration April 22nd, 2023

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC), Montclair Climate Action, The New Jersey Sierra Club, and Bike and Walk Montclair invite you to join their 2023 Earth Day Celebration from April 15-22, 2023, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. Live music by John Sherman's Band & The Blooomingfield Band, musicals performances by […]

A Journey of Community Activism

St. Paul Lutheran Church 941 Slocum Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ, United States

Sunday April 30th, at 10:30 am, join us to listen to Jose German-Gomez, Founder of the NEEC and CEO, speaking  about our journey of community activism, environment protection, local food, and fighting food insecurity. Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 941 Slocum Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ 07657 - Free event!

Montclair Eco-Fair 2023

St. James Episcopal Church, 581 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, 07043 581 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ, United States

Montclair Eco-Fair is back! This is a community event that you will want to be part of. Join local environmentalists and community activists in an outdoor event with environmental displays. Come and learn about gardening for pollinators and butterflies, native plants, edible landscapes, community gardens, environmental restoration, composting, and volunteer opportunities. Enjoy live music by local […]

Community Event: Compost Tea Demonstration & Garden Tour

69 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 69 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ, United States

Join us for a compost tea demonstration & garden tour of one of Montclair’s most visited ecological home gardens. Date: June 17, 2023. Time: There will be two garden tours and compost tea demonstrations, the first starting at 4:30pm and the second at 5:30pm. What to expect: Jose German-Gomez, environmentalist, gardener, and urban farmer, has […]

Montclair Eco-Garden Bike Tour

27 Hillside Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 27 Hillside Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Join us for this unique summer garden bike tour starting at 9:00am on July 29, 2023. The departure point is 27 Hillside Avenue at The Montclair Inn community garden. The tour will visit the following community gardens: The Montclair Inn. Located at 27 Hillside Avenue next to Hillside School, the Montclair Inn has a garden […]

Monarch Butterly Migration – A celebration of hope!

The NEEC's team invites you to our annual Monarch Butterfly event. September 10th, from 3:30pm to 6:00pm. A group of Monarch Butterfly enthusiasts will meet at Crane Park to discuss how you can help the Monarch declining population, the importance of pollinators, and the Monarch migration.  Native singer and songwriter, Gabi Dennis will be performing […]

Onsite Composting Workshop at MSU Community Garden

Learn from the Experts! Jose German-Gomez, founder of the NEEC, and Essex County Master Gardener will teach you all about the composting process – what is composting, how to compost, materials that you can compost and those you cannot, and troubleshooting any issues you might encounter. This will be a live presentation followed by the […]

Webinar: How does your garden grow?

      Join us for this workshop exploring holistic, eco-friendly approaches to gardening. Learn about: What is eco-friendly gardening? Soil, the cornerstone of the garden Sustainable growing techniques Sequential planting Increasing productivity End of summer gardening and seed saving Sustainable garden maintenance FOLLOW THE LINK: Topic: NEEC Webinar "How does your garden grow? Time: […]


8th Annual Conference: Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2024 annual conference on April 6, 2024, at Montclair State University. This event is one of the largest gatherings of environmental and community activists in New Jersey. Come and meet community leaders to network on environmental issues, including local food, eco-friendly gardening, sustainable communities, alternative […]

14th Anniversary NEEC “End of the Harvest” Annual Lunch 2023 – Day of the Dead

Join us to celebrate our traditional End of the Harvest Celebration. We will celebrate our gardening 2023 achievements and will honor our dedicated volunteers for their incredible community work. We also take advantage of the season to celebrate the Monarch Butterfly migration to Mexico and their ancient connection with Mexican culture and the celebration of […]